6th VCCC Alliance Postdoctoral Symposium: Advances in Cancer Research

Published Erin Turner on Sun, 05/14/2023 - 14:15

This one-day in-person and virtual Symposium will showcase the latest developments in basic, translational, and clinical cancer research.


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Postdoctoral researchers from across Australia are encouraged to attend this popular, free annual symposium.

This is a unique opportunity to share and learn the latest developments across a wide array of cancer research, including basic biology, translational research, molecular pathology, bioinformatics, psychosocial oncology, epidemiology, clinical trials, genomics and immunology.

Featuring plenary lectures, talks and flash talks, this conference provides an excellent forum for postdoctoral researchers to share data, discover new fields of research, and forge connections with both like-minded and unexpected future collaborators.

The VCCC Alliance Postdoctoral Symposium aims to increase the visibility of post-doc research in Australia and is committed to diversity and equality in our community. 

This year's event will officially open with the prestigious plenary session, the Tony Burgess Medal Address, to be held on the eve of the symposium and broadcast live to delegates. 

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Dr Nadia Davidson
Laboratory Head, Blood Cells and Blood Cancer, WEHI

Dr Pouya Faridi
Senior Research Fellow, Medicine Monash Health, Monash Data Futures Institute

The full program will be made available once abstracts have been reviewed.

For further information, please contact Erin Turner, VCCC Alliance Program Manager, erin.turner@unimelb.edu.au.

Registration is free for all, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.



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Committee Members

Suad Abdirahman, Rita Busuttil, Kirstyn Carey, Leo Chi, Andrew Das, Jennifer Devlin, Jessica Duarte, Rae Farnsworth, Chloe Gerak, Eric Ji-Hoon, Jian Kang, Christina Koenig, Angela Pizzola, Charlotte Roelofs, Teresa Sadras, Clare Slaney & Winnie Tan.

Course Details

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Course type
7.5 hrs
Curriculum Area
Research (incl. Clinical Trials)
Early to mid career researcher
Early to mid career researcher
Course Start Date

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